Retired for 10 years, Robert comes from the education sector where he worked successively as a teacher, department head and vice principal at the secondary school level with the Sudbury School Board.
Robert moved on to the union sector of education and completed a mandate as provincial president of the francophone teachers association (AEFO). Following this he became an executive officer with a mandate related to professional issues and membership.
In the final years of his career, Robert was named the first Director and Superintendent of Education for the Conseil Francophone of Iqaluit in Nunavut. Over the past few years, Robert has become involved with the local and provincial sector of FARFO and acted for two years as a member of the Board of the COA. Robert presently sits as a member of the Comité directeur francophone of the COA.